100% Garifuna from Guatemala. He wasn't born there but his parents were, his mother passed away when he was six leaving his father to raise 3 boys on his own. It was tough on the family of men that no longer had the presence of a wonderful woman. Michael isolated himself from other children. He found his first escape in poetry in the 4th grade. His father worked days and nights to provide for his sons. He spent his early years reading and writing expanding his knowledge in search of something that he couldn't quite figure out.
He excelled all throughout elementary school with a drive for acceptance and attention. He found his second escape from reality in the 6th grade. Harry potter. He was given a dream; an imagination only a lonely kid could grasp. It helped him with his poetry he secretly wrote. He spent many days in different ranges of emotions, he did not know why at the time, It just felt right for him.
He discovered temptation in middle school. His life took a turn for the worst. From skipping school to dealing with drugs and guns, He felt like he was prepared for High school and the obstacles soon to come. It was a struggle, surviving was a struggle. He searched for another escape, he found it in music; but it wasn't an ordinary epiphany. The music was speaking directly to him, the sounds were pouring in. The poetry he had bottled up inside of him for years finally had meaning!
The reason i tell you this is because he is just like everyone else. His music reflects what he is feeling and what he has been through. His music is a great way to find your escape, and your answers to life. These kinds of people only come by once every 10 years. Don't Miss out.